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A person who engages in psychopathic behavior or is affected by antisocial personality disorder.
[Back-formation from psychopathic.]
(Psychiatry) a person afflicted with a personality disorder characterized by a tendency to commit antisocial and sometimes violent acts and a failure to feel guilt for such acts. Also called: sociopath
a person having a character disorder distinguished by amoral or antisocial behavior without feelings of remorse; psychopathic person.
An unstable individual who is unable to adjust to society.
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|Noun||1.||psychopath - someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')|